Almaty. Republic Square.

2017-09-02| Askar Isabekov
duration 2,5 часа
weather солнечно
notes с Александром Камтунцевым

# species number comment

1Common Sparrowhawk (Accipiter nisus)1

2Wood Pigeon (Columba palumbus)2

3Rock Pigeon (Columba livia)

4Eurasian Collared Dove (Streptopelia decaocto)10

5Red-rumped Swallow (Hirundo daurica)3

6Turkestan Shrike (Lanius phoenicuroides)2

7Common Mynah (Acridotheres tristis)

8Black-Billed Magpie (Pica pica)

9Carrion Crow (Corvus corone)1

10Barred Warbler (Sylvia nisoria)3

11Common Whitethroat (Sylvia communis)1

12Lesser Whitethroat (Sylvia curruca)10

13Greenish Warbler (Phylloscopus trochiloides)3

14Common Stonechat (Saxicola torquata)4

15Eurasian Blackbird (Turdus merula)1

16Great Tit (Parus major)



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rare birds records

Altai Snowcock (Tetraogallus altaicus)

© Vladimir Vorobyov
VKO Katon-Karagay

The first nest of Altai Snowcock found in Kazakhstan. Previously only several broods were recorded.

Glossy Ibis (Plegadis falcinellus)

© Alexandr Katuncev

New species for Sorbulak system.

Black-headed Bunting (Emberiza melanocephala)

© Gennadiy Dyakin
Aktau, Mangistau region

Rare record for Mangyshlak peninsula. Previously the following records are known: June 1-2 1888 in area of Sherkala mountain and Akmysh well, May 06, 1947 in vicinity of Fort-Shevchenko, May 07, 1964 in Danga, May 17, 2009 near Kaundy depression, and May 09, 2017 in the square of Aktau city.

Finsch's Wheatear (Oenanthe finschii)

© Malik Nukusbekov
Ertai. Zhambyl oblast.

The new species for Moinkum desert. The known breeding range of Finsch's Wheatear in Kazakhstan covers Mangyshlak, Ustyurt and Kyzylkum desert. The records in area eastward of Syrdaria river were not known. In May of 2017, Sergey Domashevski recorded adults and huveniles in Togyzkentau, NW of Moinkum desert. This record indicate to expantion of breeding range in eastern direction.

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Big Year 2018

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1. Isabekov Askar (256)
2. Belyaev Alexandr (251)
3. Gubin Boris (226)
4. Dyakin Gennadiy (212)
5. Yasko Anna (168)
6. Katuncev Alexandr (137)
7. Vorobyov Vladimir (137)
8. Nukusbekov Malik (131)
9. Malkov Yuriy (130)
10. Andrussenko Konstantin (122)